Rescued birds to be released

The RSPCA has been called to the rescue of more than 100 seabirds being found covered in an unidentified sticky substance.

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  1. Martin Dowse

Mystery sea bird pollution saga continues

It could be days before the true scale of the pollution spill affecting sea birds off our coastline is known. Wildlife experts say many more birds covered in a mystery sticky substance may have been blown out to sea.

So far, more than 250 birds have died, hundreds more have washed up on beaches as far as West Sussex and the Isle of Wight. Our Correspondent, Martin Dowse, sent this report from Dorset.

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